A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

Originally released 4/1/2016 on Tumblr

In Love is Strange, you play as Max Caulfield, an 18-year-old in her second year at the prestigious Blackwell Academy in the sleepy seaside town of Arcadia Bay, Oregon. Max, who aspires to become a famous photographer, finds herself challenged by the prospect of entering a photography contest hosted by her school. To be able to enter the contest, she has to pick a partner to work with. From there on out, what happens is up to you.

A female protagonist with 4 female love interests to choose from: Chloe Price, Kate Marsh, Victoria Chase, and Rachel Amber

  • Emotional storylines and characterization that evolve and respond to your choices
  • Peaceful alternate universe setting with all of the cozy nostalgia of Arcadia Bay but none of the suffering
  • More than 150,000 words making for hours of gameplay
  • 9 unique endings
  • A journal that changes dynamically according to your decisions
  • 32 achievements to find
  • A gallery with 48 unlockable images
  • Available for Windows, Mac, and Linux
  • Hawt Dawg Man
  • Lots of love for the world of Life is Strange and its characters
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
AuthorTeam Rumblebee
GenreVisual Novel
TagsDating Sim, Fangame, LGBT, Multiple Endings, Ren'Py, Romance


LoveIsStrange_1.2.zip 164 MB


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Will there be translations of this game?

victoria's story was everything i could've wanted and more fr


My computer literally broke while I was playing this game 10/10!  I will be doing Victoria's route again because I never got to finish it.👍✌️

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i remember first playing this when you guys released it in 2016. after having played the latest LiS game, revisiting this was a really nice experience! still as good when i first played it and brings back a lot of good memories too :'). it's rad as hell.

beectoria chase 4ever...❤️


Stole the words right out of my mouth. Between True Colors and playing through the remaster, I found myself drowning in a slew of Chasefield fanfics that have entertained me for a couple months now. 

Just re-downloaded itch to play some games from the Ukraine mega bundle, and was reminded of this. This isn't my second or even third time playing through, and it's still just as good as I always remember it.


wow this looks amazing

I really want to play this but my winzip trial expired i'm gonna die of disappointment now ;-; (I fucking love life is strange so my disappointment is immeasurable and my day is ruined)


just use 7zip instead

Sorry but, how ??


7zip is a free archiving tool. You can download it here: 


After you install it, you should be able to right click and extract with 7zip

I feel like such a pain but right click what exactly ?? I think it's pretty obvious i don't use this stuff often .


1. Once 7-Zip is installed, navigate to the .Zip file for Love is Strange in File Explorer and Right click on that .Zip file

2. hover over 7-Zip > Extract Here to extract the contents in the current folder

Will there be an Android port of this?


i was so excited to find this!! cant wait to play it

this game. amazing


god i love this fuckin game


Is AmberPriceField possible in this?


no sadly

This game is so wholesome. I loved each one of the story pathways. The writing was really good and the characters were written very accurately to the original characters. Overall this game is really cool!

BRUHHHHHHHHH, i haven't finished all of the routes but this is really, really good. I played two different paths with victoria and they were really distinct with eachother :D like, in a good way of were every choice mattered. Good feeling yes yes. Also really cool writing!!


Playing this game after the original feels amazing, like waking up in a cozy bedroom after a weird and upsetting dream. I loved Life is Strange but I wasn't sure I'd be playing it again with all the hard stuff in it. Now I think I will. An extra story that takes place a year later, with everyone alive and happy, makes the hard stuff a little less hard and adds a beautiful epilogue to the original game. The atmosphere is perfect, as are the characters. I'm looking forward to more playthroughs. Congrats!

how do I like down load this to play it? I can’t figure it out-

I've played this game before and loved it. I now have a linex laptop and felt like revisiting it but once downloaded I'm not sure how to open it from the file for a linex laptop. Does anyone know how? Thanks in advance :) 

Did you download the linux version?

Oh was there a separate download link for linux? I didn't realise that 

hahaha. Yes, ofc. Go enjoy it!

Thank you :) 


This game is so adorable. I also think it's awesome that you can date Victoria and Rachel.

I can translate your game into Spanish, if you wish.

I would appreciate it so much if you did it because I want to play it but I don't understand even half of the game :[




THIS GAME WAS SO CUTEE AND CHLOE WAS JUST- my heart damn its adorable and on top of that the art for the game is great :)))




Welp, time to dig deeper in this pit I've fallen into


This game was made for me

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It looks super cute, and I really really really want to play it. Except, similarly to possibly some others, I cannot open it. I am a noob when it comes to things like this, I would like to know how or if I could fix it.

edit: I was able to open it on mac with the itch app version.


this game is so incredible!!


#so sex#


i'm lesbian






Hi. I wanted to play this on mac but I can not open it. Could anyone please help me?


Congrats! You guys are awesome... such a pearl hidden on this site ;)

I liked it! It's a cool game, I haven't seen a "yuri" otome game :)


Hello! I Wanna say the game is great from what i saw and heard- i'm am happy to be able to play it and soon record it and put it up! <3


I just wanted to drop by and say that I hope life is treating all of you well, and that you all are doing well. Also I'm sorry if my last question bothered you.



Had an awesome time playing this game on Twitch! Basically fanfiction with interesting plot twists, choices to make, memes for teachers, awkward crushes, and cute dialogue between the characters... I really love that there's multiple ending AND a bunch of achievements. Between the layout, dialogue, & journals, it really does FEEL like a really good mix of dating sim & Life Is Strang, bravo!!

Thanks for taking the time to comment and link a stream! Really glad you enjoyed it :)

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can't open the game on mac :( really want to show my gf this wholesomeness after finishing life is strange together


had a similar problem! open it by double clicking and selecting "show package contents." from there, select the "MacOS" folder and run the application in that folder.


hey i'm new

me too!

whats your name?


I want to play it, but... is this even legal?


Took the words right out of my mouth


I believe as long as they're not making money it's under fair use.

Free games don't get a pass unfortunately. Fighting Is Magic, a free MLP fighting game, was DMCA'd by Hasbro.


why give a shit tough?

Probably because they're obligated to protect their brand. The MLP game looked really polished, and they wouldn't want anyone to associate violence with official MLP shows or merchandise. It sucks.



When I turned on this visual novel for the first time, I didn't know that I would be so pleased when choosing Victoria route. Hell, I chose it by accident but later I decided to finish it. I don't know if it is because I have problems with confidence like the max in this round or something else, I managed to get a good ending (achievement: addicted to you). I am so happy with this choice that I would feel bad if I decided to choose someone else instead of Victoria by continuing to play... also sorry for all the mistakes, my English is not the main language

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